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Awesome start to 2017/18 winter

Our pre-season training has been paying off and G2 have been out ski touring and split boarding for three weeks now. We’ve been all around the Cairngorms, Monadhlaith mountains and even the wee hills behind the office looking for Pow-town! Already we’ve done more touring that all of last season……..and now its raining ….boo! Once […]

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Things to do in Aviemore and the Cairngorm National Park

It’s still winter time but it doesn’t mean the only thing to do in Aviemore and the Cairngorm National Park is ski and board there are still lots of other things to do such as our mighty Zip Trek Adventure park which has been going down a storm especially as the ski areas have been […]

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One Day Avalanche Awareness Courses Scotland based on Cairngorm Mountain

    Avalanche Awareness for Skiers and Snowboarders     This one day introduction is for keen confident skiers looking to make themselves safer skiing off piste. We aim to introduce you to transceiver search techniques, how avalanches are caused and how to spot the signs and safe travel techniques in avalanche terrain. The day […]

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This years ski of choice will be the G3 district 100 thanks Mountain Spirit

These beauties are this years ski of choice, having skied on the G3 Tonics for about three years and the zen oxides for two years the districts are the next generation of tonics. The tonics are a great ski for Scotland and are a great all mountain ski they are great on hard scottish windslab […]

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New winter Haglofs gear arrives

Yeeehaaaaaaaa new Haglofs winter kit has arrived and awaiting a good test to see if it stands up to some proper Scottish weather! Some of  this years delights are:- RANDO AS SUIT Designed to maximize the benefits of Gore-Tex® Active shell, this suit is by far our lightest, most breathable water proof outfit ever. Revolutionary […]

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2nd day of training in the alps :-)

A nice wee day tour from Pralognan round the Aiguille de la Vanoise to the Col de la Vanoise and back to Pralognan = Awesome

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Stunning first alps tour this year

An awesome first training day ski tour from Col de Thorens above Val Thorens to Pralognan. Nick, Roy and Mike doing the usual G2 late start at 11 so a few wet avalanches about but some really nice snow albeit slightly Scottish and a little heavy.

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Ski Mountaineering Ski Touring Cairngorm and Scotland Course dates

Ski mountaineering courses dates have been posted on our website:-  https://www.g2outdoor.co.uk/course-dates Dates are:- Winter course dates 2011/2012 Introduction to ski mountaineering (IS1)Introduction to backcountry skiing (IB)Intermediate ski mountaineering (IS2)Alpine ski mountaineering prep (AP)Spring touring (ST)1 Day avalanche awareness for skiers (AA) January 2012 28th-29th | IS128th-29th | IB February 2012 4th-5th | IS14th-5th IS24th-5th | […]

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It’s been a good winter season on the Cairngorms again

Another Awesome Season Ski Touring / Mountaineering Well the winter season has well and truely come to an abrupt end with summer smashing it’s way into 2011 almost a month earlier than last year, although we did start almost a month earlier this season with mid-November snow fall. We’ve not counted the days that Nick […]

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